Autism/Asperger's/PDD Awareness

We are a community of many mothers coming together as one. We like to discuss many aspects of our lives, drawing from our common experience as parents, family members and those caring for children on the autism spectrum.

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Sensery And Poop

My son is 4 and autistic he has allot of sensory issues as well. He has started to potty train on his own not wanting to ware a diaper so we have been putting him on the potty...

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diet

do they grow into allergies? my boy over the last mouth,keeps being sick now and then! could it be milk?

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Dramatic Speech improvement.

Hi All, Just thought I would let you know that we have had a big improvement in our son's speech. Thanks to him watching Mr. Bean the series. Before he started watching this...

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Car trouble

How can I keep my 7 yr. old in his booster seat in the car? He keeps on unbuckiling himself and it drives us nuts. And with all the law restrictrions I'm afraid we're going to...

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chromosome defects

I was wondering if anyone out there has had a child w a chromosome deletion. My daughter was recently diagnosed w an unnamed deletion and I am trying to find someone to share...

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How this Mum feels some days

We often see topics about how to help our kids but not very often do I see Mum's and Dad's say how they feel. Like some days, i want to throw my son threw a window, ok I don't...

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Is it autism?

I know they say Autism can't be diagnosed until the age of two, but I am wondering if maybe you can tell earlier than this. My daughter is 7 months old, and since she was about...

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Is it autism?

I know they say Autism can't be diagnosed until the age of two, but I am wondering if maybe you can tell earlier than this. My daughter is 7 months old, and since she was about...

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mum of girl 6 with autisum

i have a girl age 5 going on 6 and she has autisum (asd) 4 short and genalised delay and she is really hard work when she was younger it was a doodle now as shes getting older...

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PDD Moms

Struggling with helping my 12 year old. I am the main bread earner and work exhausting hours, need ways to help my son at home the school system is definitely not helping.

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9 year old boy with PDD/PTSD

My son was diagnosed with P D.D. anxiety nos, explosive disorder and PTSD. I left his Dad in 2010. He was mentally and physically abusive. I thought with treatment and all the...

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Not eating

My son is 2 yrs old and has been recently diagnosed with autism. He has a lot of sensory issues that I am now learning to help him with but our biggest problem now is his eating...

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Weaning off of risperidol

My son has been on risperidol for over a month and before that on abilify for about 5 weeks. he was diagnosed as paranoid schizophrenic. We (my wife and I) have done some soul...

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risperdol makes my kid HYPER!!

after several other attempts on ADHD meds, we are now on risperdol. we are a week into it. 1/2 at night 1/2 in the morning. i was told to expect my 9 year old to be a zombie...

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Social Outlet for Aspies

Hello to all of the mothers, family members, and administrator of this group. I am the mother of a 15 yo son with Aspergers. I am interested in trying to find some social...

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kids with asbergers and divorce

Hi i am a newly divorced woman and have a 5 year old that just got diagnosed with asbergers syndrome. Me and my ex do not see eye to eye on our parenting skills and with this...

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I am at a loss...

My son will be 7 next month. His behavior is getting increasingly worse. I have been dealing with his behaviors since just after he turned 5. At that time, it was little things...

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I feel so broken

I am reaching out to talk to a mother of a Aurtisic child/children I am a mother of 4 beautiful kids, my 15 yrs old daignosed with severe depression,14 yrs old, which is my only...

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Mom who needs support!!

I have a 3 year old with autism just found out few months ago she is not potty trained don't know anyone with a kid with it would be nice to have someone to talk to who knows...

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7 year old son

My son was originally diagnosed with Asbergers by the time he was 3, we played the medication rollercoaster until I found a different psychologist to re evaluate because I...

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Tap To Talk

I have a 5 year old with ASD and he is non verbal, he has started using the PECS system at nursery and at home. Whilst scaning the internet yesterday i come across this system...